Course Title Course Code Program Level
COMMUNICATION SİBU103 Political Science and International Relations B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
42 28 32 102 3 4

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The course will introduce students to various topics within the field of communication and critical analytic methods used to understand the symbolic nature of communication messages. Students will be introduced to the nature of communication criticism.
Course Content The course presents various landmark perspectives to analyze artifacts of popular culture including music, movies, advertisements, clothing and other relevant texts and basic concepts of communication studies.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. The students can learn basic bibliography of the communication studies. 2. The students can redirect themselves and others about the examination of media, communication skills and media literacy.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction to Basic Topics of Communication
2. Week Non - Verbal Communication
3. Week Visual Communication
4. Week Mass Communication
5. Week The Basic Concepts of Cultural Communication
6. Week Popular Culture
7. Week Mass Culture
8. Week Ideology and Mass Communication
9. Week Interpersonal Communication
10. Week Interpersonal Conflict
11. Week Group Communication
12. Week Communication Skills
13. Week Presentations
14. Week Presentations
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Aziz, A. (2013) İletişime Giriş. İstanbul: Hiperlink. Dağtaş, B. (2003) Reklamı Okumak. Ankara: Ütopya. Demiray, U. (2009) (forthcoming) Genel İletişim. Ankara: Pegem. Fiske, J. (1996) İletişim Çalışmalarına Giriş, trans. S. İrvan. Ankara: Ark. Güngör, N. (2015) İletişime Giriş. Ankara: Siyasal.
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